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Doctor insights on: Zamberlan Hiking Boots

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Are unna boots comfortable?

Should be: If an unna boot is applied properly it should be quite comfortable. Often it is more comfortable to have it on than to have it off. ...Read more

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Why are the medical boots so heavy?

Why are the medical boots so heavy?

Depends: Boots have a lot of lead content if there is concern about radiation exposure. Steel toed boots are heavy because it protects your toes and foot. My medical boots are light, so it depends on your style and functionality. ...Read more

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How can the machines in the shop boots actually measure your body fat?

Body fat measurement: Most use electrical impedance but need to ask the person using them how it works. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if i'm allergic to chrome-tanned boots, will washing them fix it?

Could you tell me if i'm allergic to chrome-tanned boots, will washing them fix it?

No: The leather was saturated with chromic acid during the tanning process and washing just takes out those on the surface area. As time goes by, the level of chromate may decline. Try wearing a thick cotton sock to prevent your sweat which may leach out the chrome form the leather if you must wear them. ...Read more

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Is there any effect by wearing sleeping boots during sleeping?

Is there any effect by wearing sleeping boots during sleeping?

Combat Boots?: What effect are you trying to achieve by wearing the boots? It begs the question as to just what kind of boots are you wearing that you would have this concern. ...Read more

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Any reasons why my feet hurt when i'm not wearing boots?

Any reasons why my feet hurt when i'm not wearing boots?

Perhaps the boots: Offer better support than the shoes you are wearing. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to wear platform boots while i'm walking my dog?

Is it safe for me to wear platform boots while i'm walking my dog?

Common sense: I would not walk a great dane on them. You are more likely to loose balance on platform boots anyway. ...Read more

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What damage to your neck when stomped on by large man wearing boots when your face down on the ground?

What damage to your neck when stomped on by large man wearing boots when your face down on the ground?

Possible fracture: You should go to the er for an examination and necessary tests to rule out fracture anywhere in your cervical spine. You may need this as evidence in any criminal or civil suits against this man as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I think it might be from the long socks I wear with my work boots. Cutting off circulation. Never had this problem before, comes with age I guess?

I think it might be from the long socks I wear with my work boots. Cutting off circulation. Never had this problem before, comes with age I guess?

Probably not socks: It takes pretty tight socks to cut off circulation (like the compression hose/socks patients wear to decrease leg swelling). It's safest to see a primary care doctor (bring the socks and shoes) and let the doctor decide if the problem is the socks or possibly another cause of legs swelling or poor circulation in the legs (such as heart, kidney, arterial, or hormonal problems). ...Read more

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What are some of the best night boots for plantar fascitis? I need the best quality. I do not want it to break on me, so please tell me some good ones

What are some of the best night boots for plantar fascitis? I need the best quality. I do not want it to break on me, so please tell me some good ones

Consider an Rx: I hope you have had your condition examined and diagnosed. If you are unable to find a commercial night splint device for plantar fasciitis, consider asking your doctor to recommend one specifically and/or send you to an orthotist to have a device made for you. ...Read more

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I have a few red, dry, almost circular patches around just one of my ankles. I thought it may have been my boots rubbing but it won't seem to go away.

I have a few red, dry, almost circular patches around just one of my ankles. I thought it may have been my boots rubbing but it won't seem to go away.

Picture: Take a picture and show your doctor or dermatologist. Sometimes circular rashes are caused by ringworm and need anti fungal cream. All the best. ...Read more

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What works against those blisters when you wear cowboy boots?

What works against those blisters when you wear cowboy boots?

Change boots: You can also change the type of socks you are wearing to one that is a little thinner. If you are still getting blisters, this is a sign of irritation and may be an indication that your shoes may be too tight. ...Read more

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I have onychomycosis of the toenails. Is it recommended that i wear safety boots?

I have onychomycosis of the toenails. Is it recommended that i wear safety boots?

Not necessary: Fungus grows in dark moist spaces. Keeping your feet in safety boots with limited ventilation is not be the best situation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have athletes foot and don't want to throw away my shoes and boots?

What to do if I have athletes foot and don't want to throw away my shoes and boots?

Several options: There is a UV light apparatus called steri shoe that claims to kill the fungus. You can spray the inside of the shoes with an antifungal and let dry completely before wearing. ...Read more

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Which work boots brands are best for club feet?

Which work boots brands are best for club feet?

See below: The best boots are the ones that feel comfortable and accommodate the deformity. ...Read more

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I lost twenty lbs but I only notice it in my feet? Is that possible? I can fit in my boots better

I lost twenty lbs but I only notice it in my feet? Is that possible? I can fit in my boots better

I agree with you....: While it is not unusual to notice more weight loss in a specific area, you really wouldn't lose 20 pounds just in your feet. It has come off in small layers all over your body. Presuming you wanted to lose it, Congratulations! Weight loss is hard and takes commitment and focus. Keep going if that's what would be healthy for you ... in more comfortable boots! ...Read more

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Should i play pond hockey without a hockey helmet? Does it matter whether I have boots or skates on?

Should i play pond hockey without a hockey helmet?  Does it matter whether I have boots or skates on?

Helmet recommended: Wearing a helmet may help in preventing some injuries to the head. It will not completely prevent concussions, but it may help in decreasing the impact from a stick or fall. Depending on how aggressive you play it probably doesn't matter boots or skates. Of course you have to be careful of thin ice. ...Read more

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My right leg swells during the day so much that I can't wear long boots if I haven't had them on all day. Can u help?

My right leg swells during the day so much that I can't wear long boots if I haven't had them on all day. Can u help?

Swelling of one leg: Swelling of one leg could be the sign of serious medical problem, such as a blood clot, that needs immediate attention. ...Read more

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